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Cigar Trivia: Wrapper Colors

Cigar Trivia: Wrapper Colors

Cigars not only come in different forms. As well, the color spectrum of the wrapper is impressively extensive, and each one is the result of several different factors and processes that also influence how a cigar tastes.

Visiting Estelí’s Small Cigar Factories

Estelí in Nicaragua is made up of much more than just big cigar factories. Parallel to Joya de Nicaragua, Drew Estate, Plasencia and AJ Fernandez a myriad of smaller factories operate throughout the city, in everything from town houses to backyards. And they all seem to look ahead with a sense of prosperity.

Montecristo: 80th Anniversary of Cuba’s Best-Selling Brand

Students of the origins of Havana cigar brands will know that Montecristo came in just five sizes named numerically and it has always been assumed that the initial athletic line-up formed Montecristo’s range from the very beginning in 1935. However, during his research into the history of Hunters & Frankau, Simon Chase found some documents that suggest a rather different story.

Maya Selva Cigars: Global Player through Passion for Perfection

There is hardly any other cigar label that is as strongly, virtually pictorially, connected to a woman as the brand Maya Selva Cigars. This may ostensibly have to do with the fact that the founder gave the brand her name. But those who have the opportunity to meet the Franco-Honduran personally immediately feel that this strong, energetic woman lives for “her cigars”.

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